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23:09
23:09

Clerk to Parliament Suspends Kadaga Institute's Funds, Probes it for Irregularities 1

The institute attained a semi-autonomous status after the enactment of a law establishing an institute named after the former Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Alitwala Kadaga. The act was gazetted in May last year. The institute operates as an agency of the government under the supervision and control of the Parliamentary Commission. It among others, conduct training of Members of Parliament and staff in Uganda and elsewhere in the world, as well as training of local government officials.
22:51
22:51

Suspension of Gold Exports over New Tax Lowers Uganda's Trade Balance

The processors and exporters of gold and other minerals, have requested Government to revise this tax downwards and negotiations are being held to this end, according to the Finance Ministry.
22:16
22:16

WHO Launches Global Campaign to Eliminate Meningitis

An estimated 250,000 deaths are caused by bacterial Meningitis annually. This form of the disease is the most serious and fast spreading. Data from WHO shows the disease kills one in every ten people infected, with one out of five infected persons suffering log lasting disabilities such as; seizures, hearing and vision loss, neurological damage, and cognitive impairment. The disease mostly affects children and young people.According to WHO, the strategy called,' the Global Roadmap to Defeat Meningitis by 2030 will save as many as 200,000 lives annually
19:26
19:26

Curfew Operations: Police Vows to Impound and Arrest Motorists Fred Enanga 2 1

This warning is going especially to motorcyclists, like Boba-boda riders, drivers and pedestrians who find themselves on the roads by 7pm when the curfew is already in effect; this time you won’t like it when we find you on the wrong side of the curfew," Enanga said.
19:02
19:02

Three Deadly Gangsters Confess Murdering District Chairperson, SFC Soldier and Others 1 1

ASP Twine said that investigators have established that the soldier Twinomugisha was strangled in a Toyota Wish UAZ 049U and his 1.5 million shilling was taken. However, security is puzzled by the fact that although they have Alleluia, Mutamba and Tumuhimbise in custody, robberies and strangulations using small cars have not stopped.
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17:56

Police Constable Shoots Two in Quarrel With Woman 1 2

Owoyesigyire noted that they have recovered the gun from the scene and they are currently waiting for Nagaba to recover so that he can record a statement as investigations continue to ascertain what happened.
17:44
17:44

FDC Demands for A Full Time Education Minister 1 3

Speaking during the weekly FDC press conference at their headquarters Najjanankumbi, the FDC party spokesperson Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, reasoned that the education sector needs a minister who is ready to be in the field identifying problems and suggesting solutions unlike the first lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Janet Museveni who is busy and inaccessible to handle the prevailing crisis.
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17:33

Uganda, UN Appeal to G7 on Climate Agenda Financing Promise

UN Resident Representative for Uganda, Elsie Attafuah, says that the financing in important to fund climate change mitigation and technology transfer, among others. British High Commissioner to Uganda warned that the climate incidents in Uganda are evidence that climate change is real and that it is time for the country and Africa as a whole to take this seriously.
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17:15

Gov't Shelves Plan to Vaccinate Learners Below 18 Years Ministry of Health 1 Top story

The government then had placed its hopes on donations of Pfizer vaccine from the United States of America. The idea which was first communicated by President, Yoweri Kaguta during one of his addresses on the COVID-19 pandemic became one of the conditions for the re-opening of schools.
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President Museveni Clashes with Chief Justice Owiny-Dollo over Bail Conditions 4 4 Top story

In relation to the event, President Museveni blamed the Mengo Administration for Benedicto Kiwanuka's Kidnap, suffering and subsequent death
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15:51

WHO Recommends Two Antibiotics for COVID-19 Treatment

The recommendations are based on evidence from ongoing trials that show the two antibodies reduce the risk of hospitalisation and duration in symptoms if those at the highest risk of acquiring severe disease for instance unvaccinated persons, the old or immunosuppressed patients.
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12:43

Crested Cranes Coach Confident as Team Departs for COSAFA Championship 1 1 Top story

A squad of 20 players comprising of two goalkeepers, six defenders, six midfielders and six forwards departed Entebbe International Airport this morning for the continental showpiece that will take place in Nelson Mandela Bay, South Africa.
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09:09

Police to Construct Referral Hospital in Nsambya 2 1

Speaking to URN in an interview Assistant Inspector General of Police-AIGP Dr. Moses Byaruhanga, the Director of Health Services in Uganda Police Forces, says the top police administration prioritized the construction of the hospital this financial year after realizing that they lack a referral facility like the army despite being in existence for more than 100 years.
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Top Coaches Mutebi, Ssimbwa Clash in Uganda Premier League All Star Tie Sam Ssimbwa 1 1

Top Ugandan Football managers Mike Mutebi and Sam Simbwa, each will be at the helm of one side as the two face off in the first ever football All-star game in Uganda. Although they are both club bless, the league sponsors selected them because of their experience in the game.
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